All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘cinderella’

Helena Bonham Carter Fought to Be Given Wings As Fairy Godmother in ‘Cinderella’

Helena Bonham Carter fought to be given wings to play the Fairy Godmother in the latest live-action version of Cinderella. Directed by Kenneth Branagh, Cinderella is the latest remake of the Disney cartoon, which is based on the famed fairy tale. In the original Disney version, the Fairy Godmother was depicted as a little old lady in a cape with …

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Lily James: From ‘Downton Abbey’ to ‘Cinderella,’ and Back Again?

Lily James–known for her role as Lady Rose on Downton Abbey–now stars on the big screen in Cinderella. Will she return to Downton Abbey when the show resumes production later in 2015, long after her prince has slipped that glass slipper on her delicate foot? “I’m really hoping to come back,” Lily James said during a press event for Cinderella …

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Tori Spelling Better Following Hospital Stay, Attends ‘Cinderella’ Screening

Tori Spelling was hospitalized again recently for migraines, but she’s out of the hospital and feeling much better. The True Tori star was feeling so good, in fact, she dressed her kids up (three of them, anyway) like little fashionistas for a screening of the upcoming film Cinderella. The live-action remake of the classic hits theaters on Friday. Noticeably absent …

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Raven Symone, Adrienne Bailon: Cheetah Girls Reunion

Raven Symone and Adrienne Bailon–two of the Cheetah Girls from the Disney Channel’s movies, reunited to tape an episode of The Real that airs on Monday, March 9th. It marks the first time in almost nine years that the two have been together on the same screen. E! reports that there was even a bit of dancing involved during the …

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Anna Kendrick Aimed For a Different Role in ‘Into the Woods’

Anna Kendrick plays Cinderella in the upcoming Into the Woods film. Twelve-year-old Lilla Crawford plays Little Red Riding Hood. The movie is based on a popular musical theatre piece by Stephen Sondheim and is a theatre fan favorite. What non-theatre-goers may not know is that the role of Little Red Riding Hood in the musical is usually played by an …

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Keke Palmer Is Essence’s Cover Girl For January

Keke Palmer made waves recently when she was cast as Cinderella in the Broadway musical. Palmer is now officially the first African-American woman to take on the iconic role in the musical. For Essence magazine’s January issue, they decided to do a feature on Palmer who also appears on the magazine’s cover. Palmer looks absolutely gorgeous on the cover, with …

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Keke Palmer Opens Up About Cinderella And Phone Hack

Keke Palmer said that being Cinderella is a dream come true and a role that she is very honored to play, especially since she is African American. Palmer recently talked to Essence about the role and the challenges she has faced while playing it. “I know that the role of Cinderella is primarily for a Caucasian girl, but it didn’t …

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Lesley Ann Warren to Join Curtain Call Performance With Broadway’s ‘Cinderella’ Cast

Lesley Ann Warren, who starred in the 1965 television version of Cinderella, will once again take to the stage to sing an encore performance of a song from the classic musical. The Victor/Victoria star will attend the Sept. 23 production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and join the cast on stage during the curtain call to sing Ten Minutes Ago. …

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Keke Palmer: Broadway Has A New Cinderella…And She’s Black

Actress Keke Palmer is over the moon as she makes history by becoming the first African-American to play the role of Cinderella on Broadway, in “Rogers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella.” She takes the stage on September 9, a prospect that caused her to tweet on August 4, “I’m sooooo excited to be doing broadway for the first time, as Cinderella!! DREAMS …

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Keke Palmer is Broadway’s First Black Cinderella

When pop-star Brandy stepped into Cinderella’s glass slipper in 1997 for the made-for-TV movie, the world took notice; it was the first time a black woman had been cast for the role of Cinderella in the story’s history. Now, Brandy will have company in the record books as Keke Palmer steps into the glass slippers to become the first black …

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Sara Hyland Is Not Ok With Carly Rae Jepsen’s Role

Last week, it was revealed that Carly Rae Jepsen would be taking over the role of Cinderella in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella . While Jepsen is ecstatic for her Broadway debut on February 4, 2014, Sarah Hyland doesn’t think that Jepsen is the right choice. “Broadway has been a dream of mine since I was a little girl, and I …

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Carly Rae Jepsen Will Perform on Broadway

Dreams really do come true, especially if you just happen to be Carly Rae Jepsen. The Grammy-nominated pop star is set to appear on Broadway as part of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella. The “Call Me Maybe” singer recently spoke about her Broadway dreams. “Broadway has been a dream of mine since I was a little girl, and I look forward …

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